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“In Spain, however, people have found a way of cheating death. They summon it to appear in the afternoon in the bull ring, and they make it face a man. Death — a fighting bull with horns as weapons — is killed by a bullfighter. And the people are there watching death being cheated of its right.”
“A bullfighter must have courage, skill, and grace. And of these courage is the most important.”
“... you cannot confuse bravery or courage with lack of fear. Real courage, true bravery is doing things in spite of fear, knowing fear.”
“The least a person can ask out of life is to be needed by someone.”
“I knew that he would be a poet, a keeper of other people's dreams.”
“Your poems are like God's birds; they fly into people's hearts.”
“Maybe love can kill better than hate.”
“He was as easy to live with as an alarm clock set to ring at regular intervals.”
Maia Wojciechowska, Polish-born U.S. writer
(1927 - 2002)
Full name: Maia Teresa Wojciechowska Rodman.